A defamation lawsuit filed by the headmaster of a Catholic boarding school against a Ford County newspaper has been allowed to go to trial. It stems from a letter to the editor in which he was incorrectly identified as the author.
A measure adding teeth to the supervision of tire processing centers is now law. Governor Pat Quinn Thursday signed a bill brought on by a June 2013 fire at a facility in Hoopeston.
Starting this week, Illinois residents can register to vote online. This is an attempt to get more people involved in the democratic process.
Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.
A short time ago, in a city not far away, Star Wars creator George Lucas decided to build a museum to house his movie memorabilia and his art collection.
The AARP says Illinois has improved opportunities for elderly people to remain in the community, but it says there are still too many living in nursing homes who don't need to be there.
A site in Champaign where women can donate their breast milk opens Friday.
The city of Urbana is looking into the possibility of building a medical marijuana center.
President Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with the Sunni extremist group ISIS, which has won several key battles in recent days.
The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois' unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent in May. It was the third consecutive monthly decrease.